Brain Metastases: Whole-Brain Radiation Therapy Perspective

  • Roy A. Patchell
  • William F. Regine


Whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) is the mainstay of treatment for most patients with intracerebral metastases. It is useful for most newly diagnosed tumors and sometimes also as salvage therapy for recurrent tumors.


Brain Metastasis Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Stereotactic Radiosurgery Multiple Metastasis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roy A. Patchell
    • 1
  • William F. Regine
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Kentucky Medical CenterLexingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of Maryland Medical SchoolBaltimoreUSA

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